IELTS Vocabulary Groups
 IELTS Vocabulary in Sentences
I'm hovering in a makeshift kitchen, watching one of Italy's most eminent marine biologists gleefully playing chef.
a. eminent
famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession
a. gleeful
full of exultant joy; merry; delighted
The same principles of deception and misdirection, albeit on a much smaller scale, are now starting to be used by some organisations to thwart malicious hackers keen to establish a bridgehead on internal networks.
v. thwart
prevent (someone) from accomplishing something
a. malicious
intending or intended to do harm
It's important to have a multilayered, deep defensive posture and not to rely on a single perimeter approach to mitigate risk.
n. posture
a particular way of dealing with or considering something; an approach or attitude
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4000 IELTS Vocabulary

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amid: Read
ad. Syn. among
in the middle of; among; surrounded by

amount: Read
n. Syn. quantity; sum
total of two or more quantities; aggregate; sum

amplification: Read
n.
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail

amuse: Read
v. Syn. absorb; distract; bewilder
occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion; cause laughter or be funny; delude or deceive

analysis: Read
n. Syn. study; investigation
study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts

analyze: Read
v. Syn. diagnose; examine; analyze
diagnose; examine

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accelerate  Read
Exercise
affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt
Exercise
declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly
Exercise
move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
Exercise
art or science of flying; flight; aeronautics
accessible  Read
Exercise
fasten; annex; be in contact with
Exercise
demanding great effort or labor; difficult
Exercise
easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
Exercise
surprise; shock
admission  Read
Exercise
helper, additional or subsidiary
Exercise
act or practice of admitting; power or permission to enter
Exercise
shield away from; prevent
Exercise
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity
ambassador  Read
Exercise
difficult to handle or manage
Exercise
authorized messenger or representative
Exercise
art or science of flying; flight; aeronautics
Exercise
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
ambiguous  Read
Exercise
confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
Exercise
unclear or doubtful in meaning
Exercise
biography or story written by yourself
Exercise
vehicle that can fly, such as an airplane, helicopter, balloon
ambition  Read
Exercise
give notice to; inform or apprise; make known; give public notice of
Exercise
durable goods for home or office use; device or instrument for household use
Exercise
aspiration
Exercise
act of being present
amiable  Read
Exercise
durable goods for home or office use; device or instrument for household use
Exercise
vehicle that can fly, such as an airplane, helicopter, balloon
Exercise
on, or to, one side; out of a straight line, course, or direction; at a little distance from the rest
Exercise
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
analyze  Read
Exercise
inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding
Exercise
area of theater or concert hall where audience sits
Exercise
diagnose; examine
Exercise
move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected
animate  Read
Exercise
stop or slow down; catch someone's attention; take into custody
Exercise
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
Exercise
endowed with life; alive; living; animated
Exercise
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity
announce  Read
Exercise
demanding great effort or labor; difficult
Exercise
herald; give out; proclaim; make known publicly
Exercise
alert and watchful; considerate; thoughtful
Exercise
go away or leave ; missing; not present
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n.
quality of nearness to the truth or the true value


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v. Syn. stick; bond
stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with


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n.
a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity;


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n. Syn. confirmation
positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath


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n.
vehicle that can fly, such as an airplane, helicopter, balloon


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a. Syn. substitute
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute


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n.
field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital


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v. Syn. herald; proclaim
herald; give out; proclaim; make known publicly


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ad.
separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside


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n. Syn. desire
instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink


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